Declarations & Publications

18 Turkish lawyers sentenced to long prison terms

European Lawyers: A travesty of justice – 18 Turkish lawyers sentenced to long prison terms, 159 Years, 1 Month, 30 Days in Total Download the statement of ELDH, AED-EDL, DSF-AS Wednesday 20 March 2019, the İstanbul 37th Heavy Penal Court in Silivri Courthouse. announced its verdict in the case of the ÇHD (Çağdaş Hukukçular Derneği,…

Madrid – Supreme Court: Catalan referendum case

On Tuesday, 12 February 2019, the Catalan Referendum Case hase started before the Spanish Supreme Court. In this trial former Catalan ministers, pro-independence activists, and the former parliament speaker Oriol Junqueras, Raül Romeva, Jordi Turull, Josep Rull, Joaquim Forn, Jordi Sànchez, Jordi Cuixart, Dolors Bassa, Carme Forcadell, Meritxell Borràs, Carles Mundó and Santi Vila are…

DAY OF THE ENDANGERED LAWYER – in solidarity with lawyers in Turkey – summary of activities in 2019

Day of the Endangered Lawyer 24 January 2019, several of the ELDH member associations or individual members have organised or participated in the protests outside Turkish embassies or consulates (Ankara, Antalya, Athens, Barcelona, Berlin, The Hague, Istanbul, London, Madrid, Padua, Rome, Vienna). Many other lawyers associations organised protests inside and outside Europe (Aberdeen, Amsterdam, Bordeaux,…

INVESTIGATION AND PROSECUTION OF THE CRIMES COMMITTED AGAINST THE PALESTINIAN PEOPLE

INTERNATIONAL LAWYERS CAMPAIGN (IADL Statement) To: Ms. Fatou Bom Bensouda, Office of The Prosecutor (OTP), the International Criminal Court Download the full letter 1.   Mindful that ‘disregard and contempt for human rights have resulted in barbarous acts which have outraged the conscience of mankind’,[i] 2.   Guided by the ‘Nürnberg Principles’[ii] and stressing in…